History Bytes: Reflections Of A Simpler Time, the 50s-70s
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
11:00 to 11:45 a.m.
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Boca Grande Historical Society Presents
History Bytes 2019
Special Guest Speaker: Frank Battles Newlin
Frank Newlin, island resident since the early 1990s
Frank will share stories of his grandparents, E. Mortimer & Elizabeth Battles Newlin who first arrived to visit Boca Grande by train from Pennsylvania in the 50s. They purchased the studio home on Gilchrist that was once owned by Louise & Frank Crowninshield. Frank’s grandmother, Elizabeth, later purchased the home on Park Ave. in 1971. Mrs. Newlin became a prominent
winter resident and member of the Boca Grande Community from the early 60s until her death in 1995.
Held in the Loggia of the Johann Fust Community Library on 10th Street
This program is free and open to all with refreshments to follow.
For more information call (941) 964-1600
Thank You to Our History Bytes 2019 Sponsor
- Dec 11 Space Odyssey
- Jan 14 Lecture: “Then and Now: Florida’s History and Future of Conserving Land”
- Feb 4 Special Event: Premier of Mayflower II Documentary
- Feb 5 History Bytes: “Mayflower Retrospective”
- Feb 12 History Bytes: “Growing Up at Port Boca Grande”
- Feb 19 History Bytes: “History of the Library”